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Jones County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2019: 9,802 (all rural); it was 10,381 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,781
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,343
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,231
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,043 (it was 830 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%

Land area: 472 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jones County: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.1%), Manufacturing (15.6%), Retail trade (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 21%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Jones County, NC (2019)
    • 6,07462.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,97830.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4704.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1511.5%Two or more races
    • 880.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 80.08%Asian alone
Median resident age:

49.0 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Males: 4,842  (49.4%)
Females: 4,960  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Jones County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,072 ($30,882 in 1999)
This county:

$40,072
North Carolina:

$57,341

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $404 (lower quartile is $310, upper quartile is $582)
This county:

$404
State:

$755


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $99,680 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Jones:

$99,680
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,255 - $169,830

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $168,704
Here:

$168,704
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $229,948
Here:

$229,948
State:

$217,635

Mobile homes: $74,262
Here:

$74,262
State:

$77,551

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,086
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $343

Institutionalized population: 83

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 48
  • Thefts: 84
  • Auto thefts: 12
Jones County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2006: 44 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2007: 63 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2008: 56 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2010: 51 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2018: 22 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2019: 22 buildings, average cost: $103,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Jones, NC residents
Average permit cost in Jones, NC
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $943 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $623 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Jones, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jones, NC in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jones, NC in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.6%
Jones County:

22.6%
North Carolina:

13.6%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Black residents, 42.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.5% for American Indian residents, 1.9% for other race residents, 33.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 49.0 years old
(Males: 44.9 years old, Females: 50.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.7 years old, Black residents: 52.5 years old, American Indian residents: 50.8 years old, Asian residents: 66.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.0 years old, Other race residents: 52.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jones County is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $544 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $753 a month.

Cities in this county include: Maysville, Pollocksville, Trenton.

Jones County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Bradley County, Tennessee , McKinley County, New Mexico , Gibson County, Tennessee , Pontotoc County, Oklahoma , Scotland County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
North Carolina:

6.1%

Unemployment by year in Jones, NC
County total employment by year in Jones, NC
County average yearly wages by year in Jones, NC

Current college students: 379
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 248 (37.2% naturalized citizens)

Jones County:

2.5%
Whole state:

8.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 92010 or later
  • 1352000 to 2009
  • 141990 to 1999
  • 511980 to 1989
  • 351970 to 1979
  • 30Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 27.5%

Jones County marital status for males Jones County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,155
  • One, attached: 40
  • Two: 74
  • 3 or 4: 34
  • 5 to 9: 7
  • 10 to 19: 28
  • 20 to 49: 34
  • 50 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 1,634
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Jones County with a mortgage: 1,352 (16 second mortgage, 81 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,677

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jones County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,83615
Black Protestant1,20711
Mainline Protestant83110
None6,279-
Jones County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Jones County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Jones County:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jones County:

13.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Jones County:

31.8%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.0%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Jones County:

Average size of farms: 494 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $582,644
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $389.56
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $529,741
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 65.24%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.68%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $174,258
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 77.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.82
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.65%
Corn for grain: 6494 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5064 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 27856 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 10339 harvested acres
Vegetables: 49 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 16 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jones County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.0 miles away from Jones County center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 230.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 216.9 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 178.6 miles away from Jones County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 193.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Hurricane Isaias, Incident Period: July 31, 2020 - August 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4568, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4487, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Carolina Hurricane Dorian, Incident Period: September 1, 2019 - September 9, 2019, FEMA Id: 4465, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Florence, Incident Period: September 7, 2018 - September 29, 2018, FEMA Id: 4393, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3380: October 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 3380, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4285: October 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4285, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3327: August 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 3327, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4019: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4019, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Flooding, and Straight-line Winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole, Incident Period: September 27, 2010 to October 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1942: October 14, 2010, FEMA Id: 1942, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Storm, Flood, Wind
  • North Carolina Hurricane Earl, Incident Period: September 01, 2010 to September 04, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3314: September 01, 2010, FEMA Id: 3314, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jones County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 17, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Jones

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,267 (74.0%)
  • Carpooled: 227 (13.3%)
  • Bus: 2 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 30 (1.8%)
  • Walked: 63 (3.7%)
  • Worked at home: 123 (7.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (45%)
  • Cuba (28%)
  • El Salvador (11%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)
  • England (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jones County


  • English (14%)
  • American (12%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • African (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Jones County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 99 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Jones County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,447.

7.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
North Carolina average:

7.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.09% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($32,428 average AGI)
0.57% relocated from other states ($2,394 average AGI)
Jones County:

0.57%
North Carolina average:

3.75%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Onslow County, NC  2.19% ($28,571 average AGI)
from Craven County, NC  1.96% ($46,681)
from Lenoir County, NC  1.48% ($29,635)


8.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
North Carolina average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.61% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($27,766 average AGI)
0.93% relocated to other states ($4,399 average AGI)
Jones County:

0.93%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Onslow County, NC  2.26% ($33,175 average AGI)
to Craven County, NC  2.09% ($28,257)
to Lenoir County, NC  1.30% ($26,761)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Births per 1000 population in Jones County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Jones County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jones County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jones County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,987 (1,553 aged, 434 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 257 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Jones County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (132)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (103)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (21)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (21)
  • Unspecified dementia (21)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 815
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 980
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 39

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,802
  • Male householders: 1,990 (562 living alone), Female householders: 2,137 (680 living alone)
  • 1,883 spouses (1,844 opposite-sex spouses), 253 unmarried partners, (241 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,167 children (1,936 natural, 42 adopted, 191 stepchildren), 649 grandchildren, 240 brothers or sisters, 77 parents, 0 foster children, 153 other relatives, 130 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 131

Size of family households: 1,453 2-persons, 548 3-persons, 409 4-persons, 87 5-persons, 142 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,253 1-person, 196 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

851 married couples with children.
486 single-parent households (191 men, 295 women).

95.6% of residents of Jones speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $77,525,000 ($7,451 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,471,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $33,506,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,931,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,379,000
Federal grants: $20,765,000
Federal procurement contracts: $704,000 ($382,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,239,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $224,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,915,000
Federal Government insurance: $37,511,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 477
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 635
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +50
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +18
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jones County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.79 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Jones County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Jones County, North Carolina
  • 2472014 or later
  • 902010 to 2013
  • 6652000 to 2009
  • 9331990 to 1999
  • 5881980 to 1989
  • 9511970 to 1979
  • 5701960 to 1969
  • 3521950 to 1959
  • 2681940 to 1949
  • 4291939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jones County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jones County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jones County, North Carolina
  • 01 room
  • 362 rooms
  • 633 rooms
  • 4214 rooms
  • 7475 rooms
  • 7006 rooms
  • 4147 rooms
  • 3038 rooms
  • 3349+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jones County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jones County, North Carolina
  • 151 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 1413 rooms
  • 2374 rooms
  • 3305 rooms
  • 1546 rooms
  • 567 rooms
  • 758 rooms
  • 489+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jones County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jones County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jones County, North Carolina
  • 1no bedroom
  • 531 bedroom
  • 5622 bedrooms
  • 1,8583 bedrooms
  • 4134 bedrooms
  • 1315+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jones County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jones County, North Carolina
  • 15no bedroom
  • 921 bedroom
  • 3582 bedrooms
  • 4893 bedrooms
  • 1324 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 77no vehicle
  • 7811 vehicle
  • 1,3032 vehicles
  • 5873 vehicles
  • 1694 vehicles
  • 1075+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 189no vehicle
  • 5131 vehicle
  • 3212 vehicles
  • 473 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.7% of Jones County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in North Carolina.

Jones County:

89.7%
State average:

84.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,211
  • Other state: 2,204
  • Northeast: 701
  • Midwest: 314
  • South: 920
  • West: 271
Year householders moved into unit in Jones County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jones County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 72.9%Electricity
  • 19.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.5%Electricity
  • 13.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 151
Here:

16.4%
North Carolina:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 56
Here:

15.1%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 69
Here:

17.6%
North Carolina:

19.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Jones County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,280,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $467,000
    Solid Waste Management: $450,000
    Other: $89,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $65,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $56,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $10,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $79,000
    General Public Buildings: $62,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,284,000
    Health - Other: $1,804,000
    Police Protection: $1,717,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,567,000
    Water Utilities: $1,035,000
    General - Other: $964,000
    Liquor Stores: $784,000
    Correctional Institutions: $755,000
    Financial Administration: $621,000
    Solid Waste Management: $439,000
    General Public Buildings: $368,000
    Central Staff Services: $309,000
    Housing and Community Development: $270,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $221,000
    Local Fire Protection: $202,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $178,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Libraries: $89,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $82,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $219,000
    Other: $89,000
    Housing and Community Development: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $125,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $98,000
    Other - Health - Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,413,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,707,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,276,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $432,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $770,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $155,000
    Rents: $89,000
    Sale of Property: $15,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $182,000
    Police Protection: $123,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $98,000
    Housing and Community Development: $82,000
    Health - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,226,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $816,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $12,127,000
    Public Welfare: $2,571,000
    Health and Hospitals: $520,000
    General Local Government Support: $379,000
    Other: $286,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,796,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,717,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $81,000
    Other Selective Sales: $31,000
    Other License: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,258,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000

Jones County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,280,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $467,000
    Solid Waste Management: $450,000
    Other: $89,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $65,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $56,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $10,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $79,000
    General Public Buildings: $62,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,284,000
    Health - Other: $1,804,000
    Police Protection: $1,717,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,567,000
    Water Utilities: $1,035,000
    General - Other: $964,000
    Liquor Stores: $784,000
    Correctional Institutions: $755,000
    Financial Administration: $621,000
    Solid Waste Management: $439,000
    General Public Buildings: $368,000
    Central Staff Services: $309,000
    Housing and Community Development: $270,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $221,000
    Local Fire Protection: $202,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $178,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Libraries: $89,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $82,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $219,000
    Other: $89,000
    Housing and Community Development: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $125,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $98,000
    Other - Health - Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,413,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,707,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,276,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $432,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $770,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $155,000
    Rents: $89,000
    Sale of Property: $15,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $182,000
    Police Protection: $123,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $98,000
    Housing and Community Development: $82,000
    Health - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,226,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $816,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $12,127,000
    Public Welfare: $2,571,000
    Health and Hospitals: $520,000
    General Local Government Support: $379,000
    Other: $286,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,796,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,717,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $81,000
    Other Selective Sales: $31,000
    Other License: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,258,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000

Jones County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,280,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $467,000
    Solid Waste Management: $450,000
    Other: $89,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $65,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $56,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $10,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $79,000
    General Public Buildings: $62,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,284,000
    Health - Other: $1,804,000
    Police Protection: $1,717,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,567,000
    Water Utilities: $1,035,000
    General - Other: $964,000
    Liquor Stores: $784,000
    Correctional Institutions: $755,000
    Financial Administration: $621,000
    Solid Waste Management: $439,000
    General Public Buildings: $368,000
    Central Staff Services: $309,000
    Housing and Community Development: $270,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $221,000
    Local Fire Protection: $202,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $178,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Libraries: $89,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $82,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $219,000
    Other: $89,000
    Housing and Community Development: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $125,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $98,000
    Other - Health - Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,413,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,707,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,276,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $432,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $770,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $155,000
    Rents: $89,000
    Sale of Property: $15,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $182,000
    Police Protection: $123,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $98,000
    Housing and Community Development: $82,000
    Health - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,226,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $816,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $12,127,000
    Public Welfare: $2,571,000
    Health and Hospitals: $520,000
    General Local Government Support: $379,000
    Other: $286,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,796,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,717,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $81,000
    Other Selective Sales: $31,000
    Other License: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,258,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000

Jones County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,280,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $467,000
    Solid Waste Management: $450,000
    Other: $89,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $65,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $56,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $10,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $79,000
    General Public Buildings: $62,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,284,000
    Health - Other: $1,804,000
    Police Protection: $1,717,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,567,000
    Water Utilities: $1,035,000
    General - Other: $964,000
    Liquor Stores: $784,000
    Correctional Institutions: $755,000
    Financial Administration: $621,000
    Solid Waste Management: $439,000
    General Public Buildings: $368,000
    Central Staff Services: $309,000
    Housing and Community Development: $270,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $221,000
    Local Fire Protection: $202,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $178,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Libraries: $89,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $82,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $219,000
    Other: $89,000
    Housing and Community Development: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $125,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $98,000
    Other - Health - Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,413,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,707,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,276,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $432,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $770,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $155,000
    Rents: $89,000
    Sale of Property: $15,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $182,000
    Police Protection: $123,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $98,000
    Housing and Community Development: $82,000
    Health - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,226,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $816,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $12,127,000
    Public Welfare: $2,571,000
    Health and Hospitals: $520,000
    General Local Government Support: $379,000
    Other: $286,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,796,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,717,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $81,000
    Other Selective Sales: $31,000
    Other License: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,258,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 388
  • Number of aged recipients: 80
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 308
  • Number of recipients under 18: 59
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 198
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 131
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 198
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 153
Most common first names in Jones County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10472.1 years
William9571.6 years
John8273.0 years
Mary7575.3 years
George5675.9 years
Robert5372.4 years
Annie3779.2 years
Charles2869.5 years
Edward2770.9 years
Joseph2769.6 years
Most common last names in Jones County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones9572.7 years
Smith6174.6 years
Hill5374.3 years
Banks4877.4 years
Meadows4471.9 years
Mallard4277.7 years
Mills3972.7 years
Riggs3973.9 years
Simmons3976.6 years
Collins3774.0 years

Businesses in Jones County, NC

  • Ford: 1
  • Hardee's: 1
  • Subway: 2